Weekly Winners (44)
Today the third installment in your weekly MTG finance update! Just in time for tonight's FNM. Find out now which cards will be the talk of the town tonight.
Week 44 was a rather slow week when viewed from a price and popularity perspective. We've seen the launch of
But, have no fear. We do have some interesting price changes and weekly winners for you. Not only from a standard format perspective, but also for eternal formats Legacy and Modern.
Mutavault (+7,2% | $21,76)
After the reprint of Mutavault, the price dropped significantly. But Mutavault is back. And not only the morningtide version, but also the M14 printing of the card (the black line in the graph). The M14 printing jumped +33% in the past 20 days. How much is that? A lot. M14 Mutavault is at the same price level now ($20) as the original printing two days ago.
M14 Mutavault is at the same price level now ($20) as the original printing two days ago.
This manland is featured in many recent standard-decks, including some top mono-black finished of the SCG Invitational. Check those decks out in our deck database. Just like last week Brian Braun Duin was partly responsible for this jump in price and popularity. And it seems that collectors and traders have chosen to pick up the M14 printing because it had a more friendly pricing.
But standard aside, Mutavault is also played in these Legacy tribal decks:
- Slivers (a rogue deck at this time)
It significance is easy to see. Mutavault is a either a merfolk or a sliver. So when you have a
Flusterstorm ( +5,4% | $20 )
Another Legacy staple is doing well this past week. Flusterstorm is and will be one of the favourite sideboard staples in Legacy. It's especially effective against storm combo decks. These decks try to drop mana acceleration, tutors and protective spells, only to get enough storm to throw a
If you time it right, you'll face your comboing opponent with a "counter target spell, unless your opponent pays 8" (or more). In other words a one blue, multiple Force Spike. You will be able to counter that
It's no surprise that Legacy's aggro control decks run flusterstorm, either mainboard or sideboard:
- Miracle Control
- RUG Delver
- BUG Control
- Team America
On a sidenote, Sneak & Show and OmniTell decks run flusterstorms sometimes as well. For the same reason: combo protection.
Commander 2013 mashup
Although it's not possible to say much yet about this new set, but I can't leave you hanging; so here a quick refence of the commander cards with most change of the past week: